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The U.S. Military Is Charging Bowe Bergdahl With Desertion

The charges against the Army sergeant are expected to come Thursday afternoon.

Welcome to the House GOP's Budget Improv

After repeatedly changing strategy, Republican leaders finally appear to have a plan for passage.


On Iran, Obama Is Ignoring Public Opinion at His Own Peril

The president's pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran underscores the lengths to which he is willing to bypass public resistance.  

In Photos: The Lead-Up to the Iraq War

The U.S. invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003. Twelve years later, the war continues. How did we get here?

House GOP's New Budget Plan: Figure It Out Later

The Budget Committee advanced a spending blueprint Thursday after dropping the amendment that stalled progress the night before.

The Defense Trick in the GOP Budget Proposal: Use War Funds to Skirt Caps

McCain, but not everyone, dismissed the ploy as a 'dodge' around ending sequestration and getting back to a normal budget process.

25 Photos of Iran Before the 1979 Revolution

Before the Ayatollah became the Supreme Leader of Iran, the country experienced a period of secularism under the Shah—but his dictatorship eventually led to his downfal...

Republicans Push Climate Change Cuts at CIA, Defense Department

House Republicans want to eliminate climate research.

TSA Screening Enters the Spotlight

Background checks for Pre-Check applicants face questions from lawmakers and privacy advocates.

Police Chief on Ferguson Shooting: 'We Could Have Buried Two Police Officers Over This'

Two local policemen were shot in the early hours of Thursday morning amid a protest over racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, city government and police department.

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